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Kwame Raoul

Democratic — Senator — District 13
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Kwame Raoul represents Senate District 13 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of nine committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1042 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of six bills

2006 274693.0
2008 242641.1
2010 302940.89
2012 189777.49

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 13th District
    122 Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-5338
    Fax: 217-558-6006
  • District Office:

    1509 E. 53rd Street, 2nd Floor
    Chicago, IL  60615
    Phone: 773-363-1996
    Fax: 773-681-7166



News and Blog Coverage

Question of the day

* It’s graduation season and this is from a press release… State Senator Kwame Raoul (D-Chicago 13th) congratulated and encouraged graduates on Sunday as he delivered the keynote address at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Raoul earned his juris doctor degree from Chicago-Kent in 1993, then embarked on a career he ...

Senate OKs Two Amendments Set To Appear On November Ballot

News links: State Journal-Register Capitol Fax The state Senate on Thursday signed off on two constitutional amendments. One was House Speaker Michael Madigan's (D-Chicago) proposal to crackdown on possible voter suppression efforts in Illinois. The vote was 52-0. The measure, HJRCA 52 , was approved in the House on Tuesday, ...

Two proposed constitutional amendments make it to the ballot

By Jamey Dunn When voters take their ballots in November, the will be faced with two proposed constitutional amendments. One is intended to protect victims’ rights, while the other would bar discrimination against voters. Efforts to put a victims’ rights provision onto the state’s Constitution have been underway for years. ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HJR 102

    Voter Discrimination-Arguments

  • SJR 79

    Ijjc - Juvenile Expungment

  • HJR 96

    Criminal Justice Reform

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  • HJR CA52

    Con Amend-Voter Discrimination

  • SB 3559

    Concealed Carry-One Firearm

  • SB 3258

    Correctional Note-Sentencing

Recent Votes

HB 3794

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5186.0
•••No: 58.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 2958


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 504


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 3433


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5186.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 813.0
SB 2954


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5796.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 23.0
SB 1778


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
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